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Table 3 Comparison between Khat chewing prevalence among students and general population men (15–25 years) in the different provinces of Jazan Region

From: Prevalence of Khat chewing in college and secondary (high) school students of Jazan region, Saudi Arabia

Province Prevalence in students % Prevalence in the overall population * (%) Significance
Jizan 10.80 61.7 p < 0.05
Abu Arish 32.90 56.8 p < 0.05
Sabiya 20.30 72.5 p < 0.05
Farasan 6.30 12 p < 0.05
AlAhad 27.10 51.7 p < 0.05
Samatah 24.40 55.7 p < 0.05
AlHurth 34.70 58.1 p < 0.05
Alardah 40.10 38.1 NS
Fifah 63.90 34.7 p < 0.05
Aldaer 48.10 19 p < 0.05
Bish 25.30 20 NS
Damad 31.60 16.5 p < 0.05
Aldarb 9.50 37 p < 0.05
  1. * Quoted after Milaat et al, 2005 [19]
  2. NS = not significant